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Federer: Mind of a Champion

I’ll leave it to the psychologists to tell me whether this is the Looking Glass Self, the Generalized Other, or something else completely, but I do know this: What You Say About Others Says a Lot About You “Your perceptions … Continue reading

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Bull’s Eyes and One Hit Wonders

Like the rest of the tennis world, I, too am completely stunned by Nadal’s loss to Lukas Rosol. It’s arguably one of the biggest upsets in the entire history of tennis, not just men’s tennis. I was watching Tennis Channel … Continue reading

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Never Give Up, by Fernando Verdasco

OK, so I’ve been dragging my feet on this, but I just *have* to comment on Fernando Verdasco’s recent victory over Rafa in Madrid. Put yourself in Verdasco’s shoes for a second: You’re playing the greatest clay court player of … Continue reading

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US Open Series Update: 8/24/2010

One Mardy Fish has a lot to be proud of.  The guy has had a fantastic summer, reaching four ATP World Tour finals, and winning two of them!  He’s sporting a 34-13 record YTD, and is 19-5 in tiebreakers (read: … Continue reading

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US Open Series Update: 8/17/2010

One Has Andy Murray’s time finally arrived?  Judging by his performance in Toronto this weekend, it’s hard to argue against him.  Andy looks to be playing the sort of tennis he’s going to have to play to beat guys like … Continue reading

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US Open Series Update: 8/3/2010

Congrats to Victoria Azarenka on winning the 2010 Bank of the West Classic by defeating Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-1 in what should have been billed as “Screech-Fest 2010”; it was audibly horrific to listen to.  I ended up going outside … Continue reading

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